Best Quotes by Ayn Rand (Top 10)

  1. Do not let your fire go out, spark by irreplaceable spark in the hopeless swamps of the not-quite, the not-yet, and the not-at-all. Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real.. it is possible.. it's yours.
  2. A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
  3. To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'
  4. I swear, by my life and my love of it, that I will never live for the sake of another man, nor ask another man to live for mine.
  5. Why do they always teach us that it's easy and evil to do what we want and that we need discipline to restrain ourselves? It's the hardest thing in the world—to do what we want. And it takes the greatest kind of courage. I mean, what we really want.
  6. The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
  7. The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see.
  8. Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
  9. My happiness is not the means to any end. It is the end. It is its own goal. It is its own purpose.
  10. The truth is not for all men, but only for those who seek it.

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